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, Home Buyer in Saint Paul, MN
asked:
How can I get my photos loaded on my Trulia Listing? It has been 7 days since I listed on Zillow with beautiful pictures that showed up right away on Zillow. The generated Trulia listing only shows a very uninspiring Google Earth image. I…
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 8:29am Home Selling in 55406
Andrey Sokur…, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Andrey Sokurec answered:
My large historic house has been on the market for 10 weeks. Should I take it off the market?
Hello timstephen

Once a property has been on the market for a certain amount of time it can be even more difficult to sell. It is possible to sell a home that has been on the market ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 8, 2016 Home Selling in Minneapolis
Andrey Sokur…, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Andrey Sokurec answered:
How do I change the photos for my listed property?
As a homeowner, you cannot change photos on your listed home at trulia. You can only change the home facts
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 15, 2016 Home Selling in 55412
Benjamin, Home Owner in Coon Rapids, MN
Benjamin answered:
open house loaded to Trulia?
Is this a service they offer? I was under the impression that certain features of Trulia are not available without an agent.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 27, 2016 Home Selling in 55401
MCM_STL, Home Buyer in Saint Louis, MO
MCM_STL answered:
What recourse does a seller have if buyer wants to push out the closing date from May 31st to June 3rd? This happening just 8 days prior to closing!
You'd have to talk to an attorney about the terms of your contract if you want to be certain but going the legal route will be a drawn out process and expensive.

Ideally, if there ar ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon May 23, 2016 Home Selling in Minneapolis
MCM_STL, Home Buyer in Saint Louis, MO
MCM_STL answered:
home inspection, sellers rights
You should go back and review the service contract you signed. It's not uncommon for any business to include a clause saying that video and photos of (whatever service) are their proper ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Mar 8, 2016 Home Selling in Minneapolis
Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Boulder, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
I am the listing agent for 5625 Zachary Lane N, Plymouth. Will you change this to 2 full baths and 1 partial bath on your listing?
Dan, if you're an agent, you should be able to make these changes yourself. There is no one from Trulia here, monitoring the Q & A section looking for ways to help us agents. Your set ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 3, 2015 Home Selling in 55442
Josh Lund,  in Minneapolis, MN
Josh Lund answered:
purchaser canceled purchase agreement saying does not have enough funds. then says will borrow 13k repay 20k in 6 months? if i dont repay lean on prop
Hello Curious,
Good afternoon.
This was a different case. How did everything end up? Did you sell the home? Are you looking to purchase a new home? If so, I would love to see if ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 8, 2015 Home Selling in Minneapolis
Josh Lund,  in Minneapolis, MN
Josh Lund answered:
What commission should I pay for a one time showing.?
Hello Leorand,

Good morning.

Typically 7% is the amount the seller is going to be paying the agents total. Usually 2.7% for the buyers agent and the remaining to the sellers age ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 9, 2015 Home Selling in Minneapolis
MNreno, Home Buyer in Saint Paul, MN
MNreno answered:
what is a fair commission on a one time showing contract?
Well I'm not a realtor so I can legally tell you that yes, 2.7% is the most common going rate, just as someone mentioned below and others didn't like it. You have to wonder why it's so ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Apr 24, 2015 Home Selling in Minneapolis
Clayton Ande…, Home Buyer in Minneapolis, MN
Clayton Anderson asked:
When i search for 4150 Wentworth Ave, Minneapolis (a house that is on the MLS and for sale) it shows up as not for sale and the picture is not right.? Could you please email me and explain how to list this house with the correct picture and price. the MLS # 4568354. My email is tbrick02@yahoo.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 14, 2015 Home Selling in Kingfield
Karen Peyton, Real Estate Pro in Chandler, AZ
Karen Peyton answered:
Buyers are asking me to pay for new gas fireplace after closing.
Since it sounds you may have quite a few bucks at stake (insert from the 90's which is likely obsolete) I suggest as your Realtor advises and speak with an attorney. Before doing so, i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 21, 2015 Home Selling in Minneapolis
tonino517, Home Seller in Melrose Park, IL
tonino517 answered:
How long should I keep my house on market before it gets over-exposed?
as long as it takes. That simple.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 15, 2014 Home Selling in Minneapolis
Kim Benedict, Real Estate Pro in Overland Park, KS
Kim Benedict answered:
i have my house listed with a Broker, but I may have someone who wants to buy it on contract. What do I have to pay my Realtor? Does she get t?
Read your agreement as there should be a clause in there that states up to a certain amount of days after the listing expires the broker still collects commission as its only fair.

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0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 14, 2014 Home Selling in 55412
Gary Geer, Real Estate Pro in Antioch, IL
Gary Geer answered:
What are my obligations to pay for repairs after closing on a sale?
Talk to the buyers in good faith. Let them know you are willing to work with them for a reasonable repair. Ask them to share with the cost if possible. If you used an attorney to close ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2014 Home Selling in Minneapolis
Joel Johnson, Real Estate Pro in Blomington, MN
Joel Johnson answered:
We are selling our home. Our swimming pool needs $15,000 of repairs. Should we just fill it in?
Sounds like a reasonable option. Just make sure you get all the required permissions and permits for the local municipalities.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 2, 2014 Home Selling in 55447
Angie Carcio…, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Angie Carciofini answered:
Can I sign a listing contract to sell my home even though my husband is not available but is fully agreeable to sign the deed at closing?
I'm not an attorney either, but I am a Realtor in Minneapolis, MN. It's simple. It takes 1 to buy, 2 to sell. If there's more than 1 seller who owns a property, they all need to sign e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 27, 2014 Home Selling in 55412
Joel Johnson, Real Estate Pro in Blomington, MN
Joel Johnson answered:
What are the taxes and fees involved with selling a coop apartment with a $56K value a share in minneapolis.?
Start with checking with your homeowners association. They should be able to give you an excellent idea of the expenses associated with a sale. Typically, property taxes will be pro-r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 25, 2014 Home Selling in Minneapolis
Joel Johnson, Real Estate Pro in Blomington, MN
Joel Johnson answered:
What are the costs associated with selling a home besides the realtor commission?
It can vary quite widely. You will incur the broker compensation, generally a combination of broker commission and broker admin fee. Are there any deferred taxes or special assessment ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 20, 2014 Home Selling in Minneapolis
Mark Abdel, Real Estate Pro in Savage, MN
Mark Abdel answered:
Which home features are both highly desirable in the Minneapolis market and will help maintain or increase resale value?
Always put your money into kitchens and bathrooms, light neutral paint colors, nice curb appeal will always help you sell faster.

Mark Abdel
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licensed realtor
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0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 20, 2014 Home Selling in Minneapolis
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